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Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
last year's total in approaching the 20 year record in the city. police believe the man took off in a gray chevy silverado pickup truck. the license place number is on your screen. 8l70015. san jose police are asking anyone with any information to please call them. >>> president obama says he will look out for the middle class when he talks with congress on deficit reduction and the budget. >> now, i'm open to compromise and new ideas. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. congress should permanently extend the middle class tax cuts, right now. even as we negotiate a broader deficit reduction package. >> the president repeated in today's weekly radio address that he wants higher taxes for people making more than $250,000 a year. >>> a military analyst says the resignation of c.i.a. chief david patraeus because of an extra marital affair is not the end of the story. cbs news has learned the other woman is paula broadwell, she wrote a biography of patraeus. cbs 5 reporter linda yi on what patraeus faces next. >> reporter: it was just over a year ago, his wife by his
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
in their homes and city officials say an 8" pipe connected to a water tank burst, causing the landslide. they blame the pipe's old age, that pipe was made in the 1930s. city officials plan to repair or restore the pipes in the area and say there could be more aging pipes similar to the one that burst yesterday. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big question now, who is going to pay for all the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies do include a comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. but you should make the claim immediately. drivers who don't have the comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. crews took 20 minutes to knock the fire down. they spent hours dealing with the flare-ups. that's due to complications from a new roof on the home. the residents inside smelled smoke before the alarms went off. >>> san
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
in the bay area. >> reporter: city officials say they do the best to shore them up or replace them as time and money allow but they admit there are other aging pipes in the area that could also present a risk. >> i would say to the degree that we have all of these, not as much. but any pipe on any given day has vulnerabilities. >> so the clean-up continues now. most of the cars have been dug out. actually all of them have. it will take a much longer time to clean up the park. the investigation also continues. they are focusing on the age of that pipe as the cause for it to just sheer off suddenly early this morning. reporting live in daly city, joe vasquez, cbs 5. >> and coming up in 10 minutes, the type of coverage you should have on your car to be protected for something like this. >>> and new details on the growing scandal involving former cia director david petraeus. it has put a promotion on hold for the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. cbs reporter danielle nottingham on the story that is getting more complex by the day. >> reporter: the pentagon is investigating general john
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
, the neighbors are still jittery. there is perhaps rain on the horizon but the city assures them that they are fine for now. they'll be okay. >> we'll keep an eye on that. joe, thank you. >>> and coming up in about 20 minutes, the type of coverage you should have on your car to make sure that your protected from something like this. >> incredible video. >>> for the first time ever an electric car has been named motor trend car of the year and that winner is a bay area product. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez at a tesla dealer in san jose where they are celebrating the model s' honor tonight. >> reporter: exactly right. you have to give the folks at tesla in palo alta and the people who build the cars in fremont a lot of credit. they have produced a world class vehicle that runs on batteries and is electrifying the automotive industry. the 17-inch touchscreen display to the disis a peering door handles, there was buzz about the tesla model s. but when motor trend named it car of the year, it was more. >> it is the equivalent of the academy awards. >> he has reason to be proud. designed
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
open space but the arena and its jobs will be good for the whole city. and that organized labor one of the biggest forces in city politics is behind the deal big time. >> i think it's a big step forward. we still have to take a look at the financial components of the deal. >> reporter: waterfront residents are starting to feel that the deal is moving too fast and more attention needs to be paid about the noise and traffic that 200 coliseum events a year will mean to this neighborhood. >> i understand why they are pushing things so quickly, but a lot of folks in the neighborhood field, let's take a step back. >> reporter: maybe. but for now, the full-court press is on. >> any questions for the mayor? >> reporter: the timing of this, is it coincidence that it happened the same day they start hearings? >> well, it's planned. i mean, i think we're hitting every milestone that we can. >> reporter: and they have milestones to hit and i think we'll hear more announcements like this. by the time this christmas tree gets through city hall, there are going to be a lot of ornaments on it. >> yeah
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Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm PST
is doing a telethon like this conducting this kind of telethon throughout many cities across the united states. >> we're thrilled and so grateful to the bay area for the responding with such generosity. it's fantastic. >> reporter: i want to throw out there my own personal contribution. at this particular time i want to invite any of you that are watching out there, if you can donate $500 or more, i will offer you personally a tour of our cbs 5 studios for four people, not only do you get a tour but i'll take you to kcbs radio, alice radio, live 105. you get to watch a newscast. at this time we are currently up to -- really? $50,000 since 6:00 this morning! frank and michelle, we have gathered 50,000 pledges so far. these donations going directly to the american red cross, who in turn will assist people on the east coast. i thank you. but we still need your help. we are here until 7:00 tonight. >> i think you're going to be very busy, roberta. a lot of people chimed in this morning on the tour. >> i have a whole new group of friends. [ laughter ] >> ed goo. and 50,000 is great. t
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
occurred in this daly city neighborhood. earlier this week. now rain is on the approach and the new fears the neighbors have. that is coming up as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. morning, is under arrest tot for her fourth d- u-i. >>> san francisco police say the driver involved in a high- speed chase early this morning is under arrest tonight for her fourth dui. she is only 23 years old. police are not releasing her name but say her suv crashed into a cyclist in the mission dis
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00am PST
daley city to check it out. if your commute takes you south, 880 at 237, silicon valley commute off to a great start there. and i want to mention this, a traffic alert, still in effect out in santa -- that is a check of your time saver traffic. for more on your forecast, we're talking big changes around the corner. >>> we have to enjoy the nice weather. we have major changes. rain likely to make a return. it will be sunny and bright as you head out the door. 30s in the valley, 40s inside the bay and 50s, a little down slowed action and that's warming the temperatures up. and most of the clouds as well to the north, and occasionally we'll see a few clouds drift across the skies. and temperatures will be a little bit warmer. yesterday we topped out in low to mid-60s. today we'll get right about the average. 68 degrees in livermore. and 65 degrees in san francisco. looks like a nice couple days coming our way, but major changes, rain expecting later this week. more in just a bit. back to you. >>> 5:09 now. >>> chevron plans for damage refinery in richmond do not include the latest antipol
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
could have unintended consequences. not everyone is happy about more pay for the city's lowesterners. lynn? >> reporter: for the last few months we've been hearing from the backers of the minimum wage law this is the right thing to do for workers that $8 is not enough to live on in silicon valley but we spoke to workers today who said they would be financially hurt, not helped, by the affects of measure d. as a min women wage worker, this man will get an instant raise when measure d. takes effect next year. but he's not happy about it. >> i vote no for this. because i'm an american citizen now. >> ally, who can double his wages on tips, said measure d. will hurt him on the long run. >> $2 not helping me. you go back, i was working 40 hours and now the boss will cut my hours, cut more people and unemployment will be high. >> reporter: it is what the business community calls the unintended consequences of the new minimum wage law. >> they plan to raise prices on the menu, cut hours, lay off some employees. >> nick said he and his partners figured out what their new payroll would be und
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
classrooms and the hallways of the sociology department of san jose state, to increase pay for the city's lowest level workers striking a chord with students, who volunteered hours to organize and gather signatures needed to put it on the ballot. >> to go so far, we have the truth, and the truth was this: you can't live on $8 an hour in silicon valley. >> san jose voted with its heart not its head. >> reporter: the measure was opposed by the chamber of commerce who called it bad for business, bad for the city. >> it's not phased in. it doesn't exempt tip earners at restaurants. it doesn't exempt small businesses. it doesn't exempt non-profits. there are going to be a lot of implications. >> reporter: this pizza place downtown is expecting a financial hit. >> i make minimum wage so it will affect me. i have mixed feels. >> reporter: the owner doesn't plan to cut hours or lay off workers. >> probably there will be some price increases, you know, across the board different menu items try to spread it out evenly. >> reporter: for student organizers who every day walk by campus monuments to sa
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Nov 9, 2012 1:35am PST
. a war video game so life-like that its creators, redwood city based electronic arts, consulted with current members of the navy's storied seal team, including the men who may have helped take down osama bin laden. now seven seal's have been reprimanded, their pay partially forfeited, for leaking classified military secrets. the game does not re-create the bin laden raid and it's unclear what information the seal's shared. the navy is not discussing the breach but says the seal's have been punished for misconduct. quote, we do not tolerate deviations from the policies that governor who we are and what we do as sailors in the united states navy. since the raid that brought down bin laden, the seal's team has become a source of intrigue. other seal's are starring in a hollywood movie, act of valor. >> i think eight of them, one of them may be out now, that participated in this. it started off as a recruiting film. >> reporter: the bin laden raid will also be the subject of the hollywood movie dark 30, set to premiere in september. but it's the unapproved disclosure of information to el
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00am PST
being observed today. city, cone, federal and state offices are closed today and there is no mail delivery. banks and schools are closed as well. >>> wall street will reopen thorn and try to recover from the worst week since last june, hoping lawmakers can agree on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff next wear. without an agreement $1.2 billion in cuts would go into effect january 1st, triggering a new recession. >>> grocery workers on the picket lines hope to get disputes resolved as soon as possible. their concern over a proposed wage freeze and sunday and holiday pay. both sides agreed not to discuss negotiations openly but striking workers are cautiously optimistic. >> the workers are committed to stay out here till they have a contract. >> the overall package the company says is one of the best in the industry. >>> jumps in the car, didn't have a coat and it was 36 degrees. the heat receiver probably still on. >> very chilly. today we start out cold in spots, diving down to the 30s this morning, 36 in fairfield, 38 concord and 37 in nap arc valley. it's a cold start to the morni
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Nov 8, 2012 1:35am PST
city police urging residents to leave low lying neighborhoods but the mayor has not issued any mandatory evacuations. many are staying behind because they're afraid of looting. >> everything i own is here and i'm trying to save it. my wife, my kids, my best friend, mike. and i'm just going to lose everything. my body is shutting down. >> the nor'easter canceled hundreds of flight, including 31 to and from sfo. >>> cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help the victims of hurricane sandy. you can donate tomorrow by calling 1-888-5-helps-u. our special hot line will run from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow. >>> his final race is over. president obama today thanked cd ing back to work. >> there's no shortage of work to be done. approaching the fiscal cliff with a stalemate on capitol hill, cbs 5 reporter looks ahead to the second term. >> reporter: the president and his family arrived back in washington. the white house is their official home for four more years. >> i've never been more hopeful about our future. >> reporter: the president won't have a lot of time to savor his victor
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
city hit hard by the storm. cars were odd numbers license plates they got to fill up today because it's 9th. tomorrow even numbers get their turn. the gas crunch has caused prices to jump 20 cents a gallon. >>> widespread destruction from superstorm sandy will likely make this the largest relief effort for the red cross since hurricane katrina. so far the red cross has raised $117 million in donations for sandy relief. the west coast definitely stepped up to help the east coast. we want to thank you. with your help, we were able to raise nearly $180,000 for the red cross hurricane sandy relief fund during yesterday's telethon. and you can still make a donation by visiting our website, cbssf.com and clicking on the red cross link. >> it was fun working on that answering the phones. >> it was so neat to talk to people. it's amazing how generous people were. >> they really turned out. thanks. >>> all right. they are warriors with wounds you can't see veterans of iraq and afghanistan suffering from brain trauma or ptsd. a group of those veterans got a chance to try a new approach to th
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00am PST
has been escalating. dozens of missiles exploded in gaza city early this morning. they are targeting more than 100 sites that israel says hamas uses to fire rockets at israel. each side says the other is the oppressor. >> thrillly government is not a government of peace. it's a government of war. >>> palestinian health officials say the recent attacks have killed at least 19 people in gaza. israeli officials say three of their people have died. >>> 5:07. former cia director david petreaus is on capitol hill today where he will testify before a congressional committee about september's deadly consulate attack in libya. susan mcginnis joins us now from washington to explain exactly what's happening today. susan, good morning. >> reporter: hi, good morning, frank. petraeus is here in the first of two hearings. he snuck into the first one without being seen by the press. lawmakers are already questioning him. they may be tempted it talk about the sex scandal but the focus is benghazi. they believe that petraeus has information about what happened there that no one else does. >>> reporter
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> san jose firefighters made quick work this morning of a school fire on the city's east side. they were called about 1 a.m. to saint thomas more school a private catholic campus on south white road. a dispatcher said the fire was out and the scene was cleared within an hour and a half. there's some damage to a room at the school. investigators say there's nothing suspicious about the fire. the cause is unclear >>> video from a neighbor shows a san francisco house going up in flames in the monterey heights neighborhood. the neighbor tells us the house had been abandoned for many years and was being renovated. no one was there when the fire started. flames also scorched the wall of a nearby house. this took nearly an hour and a half to put the fire out. investigators are still looking for the cause. >>> a man injured during a giants world series celebration has died. the victim has been identified as 37-year-old sean moffett. he lives in san francisco. he told his roommate on october 28 that several people had been surrounded him on haight street, hit him in the head with a metal obj
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Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
city neighborhood near hillside park has finally dug itself out of that mess after a water main burst and buried it in mud. cbs 5 reporter linda shows us there are still some concerns hanging over homeowner's heads. literally, linda. >> yes, there are, ken. the river of mud just swept down this hillside narrowly missing a couple of homes, but it did take out this car, one of a dozen parked out here on the street. >> work crews got the streets cleared by night fall. a wall of mud buried these streets. people were startled awake just before 4:30 when police ordered them out of their homes. >> basically we saw just three feet high mud blocking the whole street. >> an 8-inch pipe connected to a water tank in the hills above them ruptured. 45,000 gallons of water cascaded downhill, carving a giant trench, sending a river of mud to the streets, just missing atruro romero's home. >> the mud went the other way, my house and this house going to fall down. >> no homes were damaged but people were helpless as they saw their cars swallowed up. >> like, oh my gosh, god please help us. >> cit
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
us. >> reporter: a trip on lakeshore avenue in oakland or any bay area city you'll see plenty of eyeballs looking down on smartphones and nothing else. >> and i didn't even pay attention to the camera. >> reporter: we caught one after another so engrossed in their phones that they ignored their surroundings. this man almost bumped into me. some bay area police agencies say that's why they are responding to so many robberies involving cell phones. they say people make themselves easy targets. some people even walk with their $400 and $500 phones out in the open. >> i handed him the phone in the crowded area, once he got his hands on it he was gone. >> reporter: daniel casey of oakland learned his lesson. never let a stranger borrow his iphone. >> felt betrayed. i was being nice. >> reporter: oakland saw a 23% increase in robberies so far this year compared to the same time last year. police say of the 60 robbery suspects arrested since august, more than half, 31 of them were arrested for stealing cell phones. investigators say a ah side from a high demand for smartphones, thieves
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Nov 14, 2012 12:00pm PST
as house speaker is virtually guaranteed. >>> well, it's a dirty job and daly city public works has to do it. cleaning up the mountain of mud that plowed into a residential neighborhood and swallowed up a park. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is near hillside park in daly city where crews are already hard at work. >> reporter: at this point it's a race against time amend weather. there is still a lot of mud to get rid of but city officials say with the impending rain the first priority is to make sure the mu doesn't spread back to the streets. workers were at it again hauling away more of yesterday's landslide aftermath but the priority isn't clearing up the park but making way for mother nature. >> what we're doing is trying to create a buffer zone around where you can put the hay bales to hold it in place so the mud will stay through the weekend number we get a better -- right now we're fighting the weather. we want to get the weather taken care of first. >> reporter: we saw the worst of it yesterday. from our cbs 5 chopper you can see the damage 45,000 gallons of water from a busted
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
the city of san jos 1.25" of rain. we'll talk timing and talk about any dry times over the weekend that's coming up in a few short minutes. >> thank you. >>> he murdered two people in a fifth jealousy. now a jury will decide if convicted killer nathan burris will pay the ultimate price for his crime of killing two people in a fit of jealous receive. don knapp reports. >> reporter: the jurors were sitting on the edge of their seats staring at the defendant as he was making closing arguments in his case over whether he should have life in prison without parole or death but if they were listening for something they could weigh they probably didn't hear it not only because he speaks with a terrible speech impediment because really wasn't making a case for his life. the convicted killer of two act as his own attorney and talking with a profound speech impediment made a rambling closing statement but never asked the jury to spare his life. previously nathan burris told the jury they could just flip a coin to decide between life in prison or death. he was convicted of first- degree murder
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
available for full duty. 583 are patrolling the streets in a city of nearly a million people. >> there is no wiggle room. anytime you move personnel, you'll be robbing peter to pay paul. that's the reality that we live in. >> mayor reed says 44 men and women are going through the academy right now. those officers should be ready to hit streets of san jose next june. >>> closing arguments set in contra costa county this morning in the case of a man who killed his ex-girlfriend and another man at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza. this is the penalty phase in the trial of nathan burris who was convicted of the two murders last week. he could face the death penalty. >>> two women home alone fought off an armed prowler. the suspect may have stab wounds in the chest. according to police he broke that a san rafael apartment tuesday night. the women say he was armed with a knife. he got into a fight with one of them of the the other roommate grabbed a phone and called police. other neighbors say they heard yelling. >> kind of scary when you have young people in the house wit
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
being observed on this monday, city, county and state government offices are closed today. post offices will be closed as well. banks, schools are closed today as well. bay area transit systems are running on a regular schedule but without school service. president, vice-president, and their ws >>> president obama marked veterans day at arlington national ceremony taking place in the wreath laying ceremony at the tomb of the unknown. after wards president obama noted there is the first veterans day there's no americans fighting in iraq. >>> in san jose, the 94th 94th annual veterans day parade, wednesday on market street yesterday. the event is considered one of the biggest in northern california. and we'd like to hear who you would like to thank this veterans day holiday. tell us who they are. send a picture to mornings @ cbsmornings.com. and you can comment on our twitter or facebook page. cate cauguiran sent this picture of her father. she said she's very proud of his service in the navy and all other vets across our nation. >> great shot. >> it is. >>> time now, it's 6:10. >
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Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm PST
altos hills. one heavier cell daly city, south san francisco in the next 20 minutes just now moving onshore. the rain is widespread, cold is everywhere. 53 now for concord. san jose 53. san francisco 54. on monday in san jose, a record high of 84 degrees. today in san jose, we dropped nearly 30 degrees all the way down to the mid-50s. coming up in weather i'll talk about how long this will stick around the rain and the cold and have a weekend preview coming up. >>> a powerful november nor'easter delivered another blow to the northeast. the storm pounded the area with rain, snow and winds gusting up to 60 miles an hour. and it has caused more than $200,000 in additional -- excuse me, 200,000 additional power outages in the same areas hit by superstorm sandy. the new storm is pushing residents to the limit. >> everything that i open is here. i'm trying to save it. >> good news is that we have not seen the kind of damage we saw with hurricane sandy and we are confident that we'll be able to move forward in our recovery efforts. >> once again, flight cancellations are piling up. major a
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Nov 15, 2012 1:35am PST
, but many bay area cities are still struggling and we're seeing and feeling the effects every day. police officers in san jose, for instance, are resigning instead of putting up with lower wages and lower benefits. there are now less than 1,000 police officers available for full duty, and only 70% of those are out in the street. it's bad. kiet do says there may be a silver lining. >> reporter: clark has a front- row seat to san jose's rising crime rate, when he caught a burglar red-handed in his bedroom. >> you don't expect somebody in your home that doesn't belong there. >> reporter: he used to be the neighborhood watch vice president. he says there have been about ten break-ins in the area in the past six months. he said with fewer cops on the streets, prowlers are getting bold. >> when things go wrong, we need officers there to support us. >> reporter: san jose police have written a special memo to the city about the police shortage. >> the numbers are not good. >> reporter: over the past decade, sjpd went from a high of 1,420 officers to 1024 today. it now drops down to 978. m
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Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
of my car. >> sucked in. daly city residents wake up to find a river of mud where the road once ran. good afternoon everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. sudden flow of water and mud was a rude awakening for dozens of residents and it all started thanks to the 80-yard pipe burst. cbs 5 reporter aiolis is a hairington joins us how -- aiolis is a hairington joins us lou. >> reporter: frank, basically the pipe was very, very old. it failed and pumped water into the neighborhood. take a look behind me at some of the mess it's left behind. we have bulldozers the trying the clean up -- trying to clean up some of the mud and a lot of neighbors out taking a look at the scene. they told me they never thought they would see. a daly city neighborhood covered in mud. >> you cannot take it out your car because the mud is all the way up to the tire. >> reporter: a sheer break of the 18-inch water pipe caused flooding and forced evacuations spilling 45,000 gallons of water near the street. this happened near hillside park overlooking the saint avenue. you can see where the water came rushing down the hil
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Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
forgotten in the city's recovery. smith showed us the neighborhood. >> he got wiped out. she got wiped out. they got wiped out. >> reporter: his cousin's house is wet and cold. >> the bathroom used to be over here. >> reporter: and insurance inspectors have yet to survey the damage of floodwater in the basement. >> reporter: in this close knit multigenerational community many families lost many things but smith salvaged something special. letters he wrote to his mother from vietnam. >> how can you put on a price tag on that. >> gutted and depressing. it this family has lived here for 42 years. they say they want to rebuild. they are still waiting for an insurance adjustor and for the power to be turned back on. back to you. >> here in the bay area multiple events honoring vets. san jose, one of the many parades,th annual parade. -- 94th annual parade. considered one of the biggest. this morning before the parade headed down-market street. >>> in castro valley, veterans monument, years in the making was dedicated at memorial park. it honors service members from all of the military branc
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
almost $1 billion worth of new projects waiting in the wings, the city wants to stamp out new building permits in a matter of months, not years. >> there's no question that time costs money for an awful lot of these folks. >> reporter: projects coming online include three million new square meet of office and r and d spails more than 800,000 residential units and 600,000 square feet of new retail space. it could create thousands of construction and permanent jobs and add $9 million to city coffers in tax revenues. >> we want to move quickly while the iron is hot because we know they can get cold very quickly and we have seen that twice already in the last decade. >> reporter: the collaboration with san jose for some of his company's success has created 60 new well paying jobs with plans for more and sparked the return of world class manufacturing back to silicon valley. >> they supported us in finding the right facility, get the permits in place in a timely fashion to meet milestones for investors and really achieve the success that we have had in a relatively short period of
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
] they're doing what they cano protect th >>> in the area hit by the big mud slide in daly city on tuesday. they are doing what they can now to protect the neighborhood around hillside park. that includes stacking these bales of hay and clearing out storm drains. the hay will prevent more damage after the big mud slide. >> we are going to take our remote control tv camera to go into the pipe itself and then get to the storm drain. then we candy vet water to the location. >> officials don't expect any more problems from the 8" pipe that broke but it's likely to take weeks to finally get it repaired. >>> let's check in with the rain man because we are going to get wet here for the next week. >> yeah. going to get wet. i don't think we'll see flooding rains for those folks in daly city but i wouldn't park on that street again for a while. yeah, looks like a dry day today but this is it. we are going to head back into very wet pattern now in the bay area. outside right now, it is a quiet start to the morning some temperatures dropping off, 37 degrees in santa rosa, 38 in fairfield, 41 in liver
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Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm PST
efforts. shortly after the storm, new york city mayor michael bloomberg asked mr. obama not to come because the presidential visit would use up too many resources. well, now frustrated residents say they hope his visit will speed up the recovery process. more than two weeks later thousands are still without power and heat. 47,000 new yorkers have applied for housing help. >>> unemployment requests are at their highest level in 18 months. possibly due to superstorm sandy 439,000 people seeking help. people can claim unemployment if their workplace is closed and they don't get paid. >>> well, michelle, here's good news. drivers can expect a dip in prices at bay area gas stations in the next couple of weeks. aaa says the seasonal switch from the summer to winter blends helps drive down gas prices. drivers are paying an average $3.98 a gallon around the bay area. gasbuddy.com shows san mateo with the lowest price in the bay at $3.65 a gallon. we have you covered for the cheapest gas prices near you. go to cbssf.com/gas. just enter your zip code and find the cheapest gas in your neighbor
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Nov 13, 2012 1:35am PST
earlier but we get beautiful shots like this. city of san francisco. clear tonight. and san francisco is one of the milder spots. here are your temperatures. livermore 43. san francisco 54. san jose 50. it will be milder tonight because of high thin clouds working its way in from the north. concord 43. oakland 49. redwood city 46. warmer than the past couple nights. we will be frost free. high pressure in control for the next couple days. we are on the northern fringe of this. clouds the next few days. partly cloudy skies as the edge of that high is over the top of the bay area. big weather change coming on friday. low pressure digs in off shore. this will hang out for a few days. once it moves through sunday and monday it will get soggy in here. not just showers here and there, it will be a widespread soaking rainfall, especially sunday and monday. dry tuesday, wednesday, thursday. three dry days. change on friday, showers. weekend looks wet, especially sunday and monday, soggy. upper 60s tomorrow for oakland and concord. san jose 70. redwood city 68. napa 66 degrees. here is your exten
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Nov 11, 2012 7:30am PST
without power right now. meanwhile, paramedics fanned out across the rockaways section of new york city, checking in on the elderly and the disabled, anyone who might need help. people in the area say help has been slow. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of, you know, freshwater. for the first five to six days, no one was down in the rockaways. >> new york city officials have reported at least two elderly people have died in buildings without power. >>> it has been two years in the making. dozens helped break ground for a vietnam war memorial in san jose. the monument, called sons of san jose, is going to be in a five-acre area of guadalupe river park. organizers say more than 140 san jose residents died or went missing in the vietnam war. a memorial in san jose means people don't have to go to washington, dc to pay their respects to the fallen. that project is expected to be complete in about 10 weeks. ♪ >>> in honor of veterans day, a special tribute this weekend for astronaut neil armstrong aboard the uss hornet. the retired aircraft carrier helped honor the space pione
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
in long island. new york city officials are urging people to leave low- lying areas but no mandatory evacuations. many are staying behind because they are afraid of looting. >> everything that i own is here. i'm trying to save it. my wife, my kids, my best friend mike, and i'm just going to lose everything. i mean, my body is shutting down. >> reporter: just heartbreaking there. the nor'easter also canceled hundreds of flights including more than two dozen to and from sfo. and the storm is moving into new england this morning. >> and new york and new jersey are getting a look at the new damage now that daylight is there. teresa brewer joins us -- teresa garcia -- pardon me -- teresa garcia, there we go. she joins us now, pardon that. and tell us, how are the folks doing? we know folks on the east coast are resilient. but we just heard an interview with a gentleman, tough... >> reporter: well, yes. like the interview you just heard, it's heart-wrenching. people have these stories of just massive destruction, their lives turned around, personal belongings gone, many people al
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Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm PST
of connecticut and less than 20,000 customers in new york city are still in the dark. >>> and thanks to you folks here in the bay area, we are sitting at nearly $135,000 to the region for red cross relief. our telethon yesterday was a huge success and you can donate if you'd like to at our web site cbssf.com. >>> we need your help planning a holiday meal on a budget, how you can give it a shot coming up. >>> the results were shock but a positive pregnancy test for a teenage boy could have a major effect on men's health all over the world. >>> i'm lawrence karnow, and we started out with showers in the early morning and things are breaking up a bit but we may have more showers on the way, we'll talk about that coming up. >>> and why would anybody want to end up in the chilly waters of macove cove, why you won't want to miss this. ,,,,,,,, [ female announcer ] this is the story of eves. [ eves ] years ago, i hurt my shoulder drag racing. that's when i decided to take it easy, so i took up hang gliding. [ female announcer ] a grandpa who refuses to grow up. [ eves ] the pain was
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Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
across the city to assist people still struggling. >> we want to help them and give them basic needs. >> reporter: here volunteers are working to distribute the essentials like blankets and water and diapers. all of these supplies have been donated. but some stay the help came too late. -- say the help came too late. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half you know of fresh water but for the first time five, six days no one was down in the rockaways. >> reporter: frustration especially high on long island where more than 130,000 customers are still going without power. [ people chanting ] hundreds of people protested outside long island power authority offices demanding answers. >> just absurd. it's like going on and on and on. end it. >> reporter: the power company says more than 8,000 crews are working to get the electricity back on. erica ferrari for cbs news, new york. >>> well, it doesn't change the outcome of the election, but president obama is the winner in florida. four days after the election, almost 100% of the votes have been counted. the florida secretary of state'
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Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm PST
, people have been out and about the city this evening. bundle up because today we had ties in below this average. tonight dipping down to the freezing point and throughout many of our north bay locations, therefore we have a frost individualsry in effect for the north bay until 8:00 tomorrow morning. >> good night. good nig ,,,,,,,,,, [doorbell rings] alan: hey, charlie, would you see who that is?!
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Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
city of san francisco to gather the $30 million to renovate the building into veterans commons. >> weaver been at this since 1974, and it's very gratifying to have these resources. >> reporter: the units are equipped with a kitchen and bathroom, all ada approved. winston says veterans commons will an one-stop shop to veterans. they'll have ak toes to health care and wellness classes like cooking and yoga. >> i didn't expect it to look as nice as it does. living in san francisco, just having a place to live, that's a very important thing. once you have that, the stress level goes way down. >> reporter: winston says this falls in line with the goal of ending veteran homelessness. he believes that the right support, the time line can happen. >> it's a very ambitious goal but we're signed on, you know, we drank the kool-aid, the va is doing a great job and congress and the public has supported the resources necessary. >> reporter: the grand opening is expected later this month or in early december. but veterans will get a chance to move in within the next couple of weeks. . >>> str
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
in daly city where crews have plenty of work ahead of them. cate. >> reporter: michelle, you are right. the equipment behind me you can see is in place and ready to go and clean-up crews are expected to be back in daly city in a few hours to continue yesterday's work. that water main break caused quite a mess. you see that thick layer of mud covering the road in front of neighbors' homes. from above, our chopper 5 shows you how far it extended. 12 homes were evacuated after 45,000 gallons of water caused that land slide yesterday morning. neighbors are still worried about the integrity of the hillside. there was no damage to the homes. >> hopefully nothing will happen. especially with the rain coming this weekend. >> reporter: engineers tested the hill before allowing people back into their homes. city officials say an 8" pipe connected to a water tank burst and they blame the pipe's old age. it was made in the 1930s. city officials say they will be working hard to fix the pipes. they say the pipes are still basically -- there could be more old pipes like the one that broke yeste
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
primary system to oust a long- time east bay congressman. 31-year-old dublin city councilman eric swalwell defeated fellow democrat pete stark by 6 points last night in the election. swalwell says he is ready to bring new energy and ideas to washington. >> the 113th congress is the youngest most inexperienced congress and so i don't see that as a liability. i see it as an opportunity to build new partnerships and relationships. >> stark has been representing california's 13th district for nearly 4 decades. but he was running this year in the newly redrawn 15th district. >>> it was a true lesson in sociology and politics for a group of students at san jose state university. their class project turned into the city raising its minimum wage. earlier this year, the students gathered enough support to put measure d on the ballot. and last night voters passed it with 59% of the vote. that will raise the minimum wage from 8 to $10 an hour. >> it will make a difference in my life, you know. i'll have more money for me to help myself with the rent or other bills. >> my price pretty low lik
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
city neighborhood. here here on lasaine and price street and police say that it appears a water main broke somewhere up the hill so the water has been gushing down flooding the streets. some cars have water going past their tires. we have some video a little bit earlier. let's bring that up. residents have been waking up. they tell me because of the sound of o hospitallers. they're -- helicopters. there are police out here, firefighters out here. and when residents walk outside and see this, a lot of them concerned. quite a few have been evacuated from their homes and last we heard, they were going to a nearby park. we have yet to speak with any of those people and are still trying to get updates from police and firefighters, but a a big mess clean up here. when we first arrived it looked like there was gushing water and at this point everything seems to be still. maybe they're getting things under control up the hill but we will get the latest information and get back to you shortly. >>> in that video we just saw, dramatic, the flooding is going to the top of the cars tires. some pe
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
the city of san jose. >> reporter: and so san jose joins a very small number of cities nationwide that have minimum wage laws above and beyond what the state requires. but since measure d. did pass here in san jose, city officials and labor leaders have been getting calls from other cities interested in the same in their area, including, oakland, berkeley and los angeles. >>> a fear of heights. the fiscal cliff putting wall street over the edge as they turn the focus to the budget crisis. putting the damper on any gains on the market. the dow ended flat after one of the worst weeks of the year last week. that cliff could be reached 50 days from today. tomorrow the president and congress will get back to work. hoping to cut a deal and prevent automatic spending cuts and tax hikes at the end of the year. even if lawmakers work out a compromise, the political fight until then is sure to keep investors on edge. pitching the stock market back and forth until it is resolved. >>> well members of congress are asking why the fbi waited until last friday to tell them about the affair that c
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Nov 11, 2012 6:30pm PST
marks the end. cooling temperatures, rain this past week has reduced fire danger. >>> and the city of newark had has given the green light fora for a new transit center. it will be part of a larger project of retail, housing and transportation on the city's west edge. they credit the economy for pushing it it forward. >>> well, the nip in the air made it great time for ice skating. >>> it has been an unseasonably cool weekend. now the days the rain ark arrives -- arrives. ,, hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios and now the city of san rafl one, just in time fo >>> it has been more than 25 years since marin county had an ice rink. now the city of rafell has one in time for the holidays. 5,000 square feet of real ice. it including skating times for parents and their little ones and family night on tuesdays. rent skates and hit the ice for $15 a person and it will stay open until middle januar
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
apatrol the oaklan hills approved during the neighborhood meeting last night where they invited city leaders and the police chief. >> $100 per home times 10,000 homes is a million dollars. >> reporter: this woman with the oakmore neighborhood association doesn't want to be identified fearing burglars would target her home. she says her association and other neighborhoods up here are in talks with property owners to find a place to open a new police substation in the montclair district. >> i think that if everybody pulls together that it's a very doable thing. >> before they can move forward with this idea, they need the approval from the mayor and the police chief. they say the mayor has not responded back to them. both the mayor and the police chief tell me they are not ready to comment on this at this time. in oakland, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> two east palo alto women are in custody suspected of committing more than a dozen home burglaries in the bay area. police arrested them last week in los altos. today officers showed us some of the loot they found in the women's car. police beli
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
strip following a deadly day of rocket attacks. dozens of missiles exploded in gaza city early this morning. they targeted more than 100 sites that israel says hamas uses to fire rockets at israel. each side says the other is the oppressor. >> this israeli government is not a government of peace, it's a government of war. >> palestinian health officials say the recent attack has killed at least 19 people in gaza. israelis say three of their people have died. >>> palestine will be free! >> and the angry conflict spilled into the streets of san francisco last night with dueling protests outside the israeli consulate. a small contingent came out in support of israel but a larger pro-palestinian group drowned them out condemning the ongoing attacks on gaza. >>> former cia director petraeus is on capitol hill where he is testifying before a congressional committee about the september 11th attacks in libya. >> susan mcginnis joins from us washington to explain what's happening today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, michelle and frank. yeah, david petraeus is on capitol hill right
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Nov 8, 2012 5:00am PST
snowfalls there. in central park in new york city, four inches. in new jersey, connecticut, up to a foot. here in rockaway beach they had at least 4." and all this snow is causing the clean-up efforts to be that much more difficult. >> high winds and heavy snow whipped the boardwalk in rockaway beach in queens, new york. that's where tom ford lives. he was told to evacuate his sandy-damaged home before the winter storm hit but he is not budging. >> i got too much invested here. >> reporter: he said he will weather this storm like the last one with a little help. >> share some food the neighbors come back and get some heat from the fire. >> reporter: towns up and down the coast are scrambling to redirect resources from cleaning up to shoring up. belimar, new jersey, is rebuilding sand dunes on the beach and the pumps clearing out floodwaters will keep running around the clock. >> we want to be aggressive protecting our community. >> reporter: meteorologists say the snow is a blessing and curse. it's less likely to contribute to flooding, but the snow is more likely to take down trees
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Nov 15, 2012 11:00pm PST
parade float. it happened as wounded warriors were taking part in a parade through the city of midland, texas. an eyewitness says the float got stuck on the tracks. a union pacific spokesman said that the train was sounding its horn. a preliminary investigation shows the crossing gates and lights were working at the time. >>> 30 years ago tonight, a teenage girl was murdered. it is one of the many unsolved cases here in the bay area. but this one is a little different, because detectives have always had a person of interest in the murder of deanna johnson. sharon chin tells us about the one simple thing that police need. >> reporter: if deanna johnson were alive today, she would be 44 years old. >> bubbly person, the big smile you see on her face, just a happy person. >> reporter: but tonight, there are no happy faces among friends and community members gathered at st. mary's church in vacaville. they're haunted by deanna's 30- year murder mystery. >> very difficult for the family. they moved. they no longer live here. for friends, definitely difficult. this whole town was rock
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